Fascinating medieval tiles on the floor in Winchester Cathedral ~ ideas for quilts?

Fascinating medieval tiles on the floor in Winchester Cathedral ~ ideas for quilts?

This hand-painted ceramic tile shows a medieval hunting dog, complete with spiked collar.

This hand-painted ceramic tile shows a medieval hunting dog, complete with spiked collar.


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Medieval floor tile from Tintern Abbey. This item comes from: National Museums & Galleries of Wales (Item reference: 32.376/8).    This tile, produced between 1272 and 1300, would have formed part of a four tile design. Tile size: 134 x 133mm.

Medieval floor tile from Tintern Abbey. This item comes from: National Museums & Galleries of Wales (Item reference: 32.376/8). This tile, produced between 1272 and 1300, would have formed part of a four tile design. Tile size: 134 x 133mm.

Tiles made by William Frend De Morgan (16 Nov 1839 – 15 Jan 1917), an English potter & tile designer. A lifelong friend of William Morris, he designed tiles, stained glass & furniture for Morris & Co. 1863-1872.

Tiles made by William Frend De Morgan (16 Nov 1839 – 15 Jan 1917), an English potter & tile designer. A lifelong friend of William Morris, he designed tiles, stained glass & furniture for Morris & Co. 1863-1872.

Medieval floor tile from Tintern Abbey. yes this is a real old piece of tile. i think you artsy ones out there could copy this exactly, or make up your own, stencil might help. but its mostly about the patina. get that down and your set.

Medieval floor tile from Tintern Abbey. yes this is a real old piece of tile. i think you artsy ones out there could copy this exactly, or make up your own, stencil might help. but its mostly about the patina. get that down and your set.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL - MEDIEVAL FLOOR TILES / OLD AND NEW - THINK OF ALL THE ROYAL SHOES THAT WALKED ALONG THE TILES ON THE RIGHT.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL - MEDIEVAL FLOOR TILES / OLD AND NEW - THINK OF ALL THE ROYAL SHOES THAT WALKED ALONG THE TILES ON THE RIGHT.

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Medieval tile - possibly from Bath Abbey? Nice other photos in that flikr stream!

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